There will be a few tricky pieces to the puzzle. The first year will be difficult when we go to say Mass at the nursing home or Scout camp or the like where we will have to remember to bring worship aids with us if we expect people to respond, but other than that it should be an implementation that will just require a little more attention for us while praying at Mass for us.
Many of us are, however, completely at a loss on how this change is perceived by others. By far the most common comment I have heard thus far is, “Father, why are we making such a big fuss about this? It is no big deal.” But that comment is largely from people who are very involved. A couple people are concerned about certain parts of the translation. One person did say, “When they change the ‘Our Father’ we are joining the Anglicans down the street.” “I think that was said in jest.
So what do you think? Take the quiz in the column to the right. I would find it helpful.